News from Equality and Family Support

"The more people who get involved, the better progress we make!"

A day of action tomorrow, December 3, will draw attention worldwide to the situation of people with disabilities. Proclaimed by the United Nations, the "International Day of Persons with Disabilities" is intended to keep the public aware of the…

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University of Erfurt again sets an example against violence against women

Violence - whether physical or psychological - is still an everyday occurrence for women all over the world. A worldwide campaign is drawing attention to this from 25 November to 10 December, Human Rights Day. Alongside numerous other institutions,…

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"Diversity is an integral part of our university's profile"

The recent appeal by the Thuringian State Parliament to the State Government to refrain from using gender-sensitive language in state authorities and public institutions does not annul the resolution passed by the Senate on 08 July 2020 to use…

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"An obligation, but also a matter of the heart"

The "audit familiengerechte hochschule" (family-friendly university audit) – the instrument with which universities design their family-friendly working and study conditions – has turned 20. The University of Erfurt has held the certificate for 17…

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Rowena Morse mentoring programme starts next round

The Rowena Morse Mentoring Programme (RMMP), funded by the "Thüringer Kompetenznetzwerk Gleichstellung" (Thuringian Competence Network for Equality), will start a new round on November 16. Once again, six young female researchers from the University…

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